Procurement and Spoolbase Lead Engineer


The Procurement and Spoolbase Lead Engineer reports to the Technical Manager and is responsible for delivery of the major procurements and spoolbase scopes related to the Offshore Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) Contract.

The Procurement and Spoolbase Lead Engineer shall assume Company responsibility for delivery of the major procurement scopes and the spoolbase scope in conjunction with his counterparts in the MTV Consortium. The job holder is expected to ensure the readiness and preparedness of MTV for conduct of the work activities and then follow the work during execution ensuring that MTV conducts the work activities in line with agreed execution plans, technical requirements, and Project HSEQ management system.

Project Management
 Provide management and leadership to direct reports during all project phases.
 Ensure safe, on time and within budget delivery of all procurement and spoolbase related elements of the EPCI scope of work whilst ensuring a
high level of quality consistent with a project design life of 20 years.
 Monitor and manage all facets of work within the procurement and spoolbase scope of work.
 Oversee MTV logistics and shipment of procurement scope items to final required locations, and coordinate with MWS (if required).
 Implement a readiness process to ensure a progressive preparation is made by both MTV and Company towards the start of site activities and
that this is documented.
 Bring to earliest attention of Technical Manager issues which present a significant threat to the Project and in addition offer mitigating measures /
work plans.
 Provide reporting function towards Technical Manager for procurement and spoolbase work activities, including tracking of work progress.
 Review MTV documentation and prepare Company project
documentation as required.
 Attend and contribute to project meetings.
 Define, monitor and manage work tasks with external consultants and contractors as required.
 Undertake specific ad-hoc tasks to assist Technical Manager as and when required.
 Contribute to Company lessons learned processes.

 Review and comment MTV technical documentation.
 Ensure all procurement and spoolbase work activities are performed in compliance with project technical requirements and are fit for purpose.
 Liaise with Company HQ technical subject matter experts.
 Follow up of deviation and non-conformance reports.
 Monitor, manage and address MTV technical queries towards Company for procurement and spoolbase scopes, verify implementation of
 Attend kick off, pre-production and progress meetings for procurement and spoolbase scopes.
 Provide input to risks process for the procurement and spoolbase scopes.
 Provide effective leadership across resolution of procurement and spoolbase interfaces, working in conjunction with other managers / senior
discipline engineers and MWS.

 Ensure that all procurement and spoolbase work activities are performed in compliance with the highest regard to Health, Safety, Security and
Environmental requirements.
 Provide leadership within procurement and spoolbase work activities for all HSSE performance and compliance.
 Present safety moments and lead group safety discussions, implement site safety tours and promote a positive HSE culture.
 Provide effective leadership in Quality performance and compliance across procurement and spoolbase work activities.
 Ensure that all work activities are performed in compliance with the highest regard to Quality Assurance and Control.

Qualifications/Experience required
 Minimum of 10 years relevant track record covering technical aspects of linepipe supply / coating / flexible pipes / subsea equipment related
procurements and spoolbase activities.
 Experienced engineer, able to assess and constructively challenge contractor technical recommendations and assist contractor to arrive to best for project outcomes.
 EPCI client team management experience in delivery of technical scopes.
 Ability to get along well with others in an international / multi-cultural environment and take a pragmatic approach to problem solving situations.
 Ability to multi-task and work as part of small and flexible team.
 Desire to take responsibility for own area of work and to hold self accountable to deliver in accordance with responsibilities.
 Ability to develop good working relationships with contractors and contractor personnel and progress collaborative problem solving.
 Fluency in the English language.
 Fluid communicator capable to represent the project in front of third parties and other stakeholders in a professional and organized manner
 A bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent is required.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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